Susan brings to a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

My Articles

November 17, 2015, 11:10 AM EST
"The American refugee laws are important laws. It's important that we have a refugee system in place," House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told a news conference on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
November 17, 2015, 9:03 AM EST
Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says he's never suggested deploying U.S. ground troops to fight Islamic State terrorists, but he does advocate directly arming the Kurds and the Yazidis rather than letting the Iranian government decide who gets what share of the U.S.-supplied weapons.
November 17, 2015, 7:39 AM EST
The U.S. is closely coordinating with its coalition partners to strike Islamic State terrorists from the air, but it is ignoring Russia, which also has an interest in defeating the group blamed for downing a Russian airliner.
November 17, 2015, 6:00 AM EST
President Obama on Monday resisted pressure from his critics who want him to put "large numbers of U.S. troops on the ground" in Syria. The president said it would be a "mistake," and he gave two reasons:
November 16, 2015, 6:58 AM EST
The terror attacks in Paris have steered the G20 Summit in unforeseen directions, but "we still had time to discuss some of the other critical issues like climate change," President Obama said in Turkey on Sunday.
November 16, 2015, 5:38 AM EST
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, says the Obama White House should immediately suspend the admission of 10,000 Syrian refugees to the United States because there is no way to do thorough background checks on them to find out who they really are.
November 16, 2015, 5:30 AM EST
White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, intent on damage control, made the rounds of the talk shows on Sunday, partly to defend President Obama's remark that ISIS has been "contained"; partly to respond to criticism that the Obama administration has underestimated the enemy; and partly to support the president's decision to let thousands of Syrian refugees into this country.
November 14, 2015, 8:00 AM EST
"Last night's attacks suggest a new degree of planning and coordination and the greater ambition for mass casualty attacks. And we must recognize that however strong we are, however much we prepare, we in the U.K. face the same threat."
November 14, 2015, 6:51 AM EST
White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Friday said the Obama administration would "welcome" a quicker resolution to the Islamic State problem, but nevertheless, "we're seeing important progress as a result of the strategy that the president laid out."
November 14, 2015, 5:39 AM EST
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter described Friday's attacks in Paris as "horrific," "barbaric," and "an assualt on our common human dignity."
November 14, 2015, 5:12 AM EST
President Obama, speaking as the attacks in Paris were still ongoing, used the word "terrorist" or "terrorize" seven times, and the word "extremist" once, in his brief remarks on the situation Friday evening.
November 13, 2015, 8:00 AM EST
White House spokesman Josh Earnest couldn't say when President Obama will release his "top priority" plan to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but on Thursday, he did assure reporters it will be "relatively soon," maybe after Obama leaves Washington on Saturday for a trip to Turkey, Malaysia and the Philippines.
November 12, 2015, 9:28 AM EST
The Speaker of the R.I. House, Rep. Nicholas Mattiello (D-Cranston), has drawn the wrath of The Brown Daily Herald for saying he doesn't think "white privilege" exists.
November 12, 2015, 8:11 AM EST
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said it's "not practical" to deport millions of illegal immigrants, but he said "virtually everybody" on the Republican side agrees we should build a wall and control who enters the country.
November 12, 2015, 6:31 AM EST
Commenting on the recent racial unrest at the University of Missouri and Yale University, Dr. Ben Carson described it as "raw emotion" and maybe even "manipulation." His recommendation? "The two sides need to sit down and have an open discussion," Carson told Fox News's Megyn Kelly Wednesday night.
November 12, 2015, 5:29 AM EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), speaking Wednesday at a Veterans Day event in Racine, said the best way to honor those who fought and died for their country is to teach children what the veterans were fighting to save.
November 11, 2015, 9:06 AM EST
A federal appeals court was not convinced by the Obama administration's legal defense of President Obama's executive amnesty, but nevertheless, the Obama White House is "confident" that the U.S. Supreme Court will see things differently.
November 11, 2015, 6:45 AM EST
At the Republican debate hosted by Fox Business Network on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio defended his multi-billion dollar plan to expand the child tax credit for low-income parents as well as his trillion-dollar plan to boost military spending.
November 11, 2015, 6:00 AM EST
Immigration is an economic issue, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said at the Tuesday night debate hosted by Fox Business Network.
November 11, 2015, 5:42 AM EST
"You are going to have to send people out," Trump insisted. Kasich disagreed: "We all know you can't pick them up and ship them across, back across the border. It's a silly argument. It is not an adult argument. It makes no sense."